A: No. Chief Safety Services is a private, veteran owned firm. However, we do interact with OSHA in several ways, including assisting our clients with inspections and participating in OSHA training programs.
A: Scott grew up and still lives near the University of Illinois and named Chief Safety Services after the U of I's former mascot.
A: Chief Safety can arrange multiple training sessions, visit separate sites, or even conduct live online training. We are very flexible and can accommodate virtually any schedule.
A: Yes. Although employers with 10 or fewer employees are exempt from such requirements as record keeping and planned inspections, an employer with just one employee must still comply with the applicable OSHA standards. To learn more about which standards apply to your company’s operations please contact us.
A: Each employer is potentially responsible. Contact us for more information!
A: Chief Safety is highly qualified and represents numerous clients each year. We not only provide representation at your informal conference but also assistance with the citation abatement process.
A: Yes, it is recommended that new hires are trained before starting work. OSHA requires employers to train an employee to recognize any hazard they may encounter in the workplace. Chief Safety offers several tools including online new hire training to make meeting this requirement efficient and easy.
A: Yes, our online training is most cost effective in this case. We also can send one of our qualified trainers to the company’s location.
A: No, OSHA requires a minimum of 3 students and no more than 40 per class (unless preauthorized by an OSHA Outreach Center).
A: No, OSHA has set a maximum training length of 7.5 hours per day. This criterion is also true for OSHA's 30-hour training.
A: Chief Safety prices its services based on numerous factors. Safety should not be thought of as an expense, but rather an investment. A study published by the National Safety Council determined that each dollar invested in safety returns 2 dollars or more. To get an estimate, please contact us.
For more information regarding the NSC study and the business case for safety, click here.
A: Yes, even employers with as few as one employee must develop, implement, and maintain an occupational safety and health plan to protect their employees. Several factors determine whether a safety and health plan must be written or can be conveyed verbally. Please contact us to discuss your company’s options.
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